To supersede the requirements of Sentence 188.8.131.52.(3) and permit openings in ceilings if certain conditions are met.
These [the conditions] are to limit the probability of delay in sprinkler operation in a fire situation, which could lead to failure of the system, which could lead to the fire not being suppressed or controlled, which could lead to the spread of fire to other parts of the building, which could lead to damage to the building or facility.
To direct Code users to Sentence 184.108.40.206.(3) for requirements pertaining to the protection of ceiling openings.